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Best Albums of the 2000s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 24,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
20002,066326,643 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,131284,193
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,205296,928 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (47th)
by Wilco
20032,454255,815 Elephant (62nd)
by The White Stripes
20042,341300,165 Funeral (8th)
by Arcade Fire
20052,533254,823 Illinois (59th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20062,638249,527 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (44th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,698359,982 In Rainbows (15th)
by Radiohead
20082,863211,128 Fleet Foxes (102nd)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,925220,806 Merriweather Post Pavilion (93rd)
by Animal Collective
Total24,8542,760,010

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Muse, The White Stripes, Arctic Monkeys, Animal Collective, Wilco and Sufjan Stevens.
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161.

Bleed AmericanUnited States Jimmy Eat World
Year of Release:2001Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 2001:15Rank Score:2,348
Rank in 2000s161Overall Rank:813
Average Rating:  73/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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162.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,347
Rank in 2000s162Overall Rank:814
Average Rating:  76/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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163.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 2008:11Rank Score:2,320
Rank in 2000s163Overall Rank:827
Average Rating:  75/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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164.

Fever RaySweden Fever Ray
Year of Release:2009Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 2009:15Rank Score:2,293
Rank in 2000s164Overall Rank:837
Average Rating:  79/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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165.

Them Crooked VulturesUnited States Them Crooked Vultures
Year of Release:2009Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2009:16Rank Score:2,282
Rank in 2000s165Overall Rank:840
Average Rating:  74/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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166.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,277
Rank in 2000s166Overall Rank:841
Average Rating:  78/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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167.

FallenUnited States Evanescence
Year of Release:2003Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 2003:16Rank Score:2,276
Rank in 2000s167Overall Rank:842
Average Rating:  64/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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168.

How To Dismantle An Atomic BombIreland U2
Year of Release:2004Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 2004:19Rank Score:2,248
Rank in 2000s168Overall Rank:851
Average Rating:  70/100 (492 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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169.

Our Love To AdmireUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2007Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 2007:22Rank Score:2,237
Rank in 2000s169Overall Rank:856
Average Rating:  74/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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170.

MichiganUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2003Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 2003:17Rank Score:2,235
Rank in 2000s170Overall Rank:858
Average Rating:  81/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 87 9%
2001 93 9%
2002 99 10%
2003 110 11%
2004 88 9%
2005 104 10%
2006 105 11%
2007 106 11%
2008 107 11%
2009 101 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
Coldplay 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 579 58%
United Kingdom 222 22%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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